'I Can't Do Anything Wrong Once I'm in the Pool'

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 12, 2009 4:51 PM CDT

In his first post-bong-photo interview, Michael Phelps says he has a sure-fire way to stay out of trouble—get back to the "normal routine" of the swimming pool. In the interview—it airs tomorrow on NBC's Today show, notes Entertainment Tonight—Matt Lauer asks Phelps if he's worried the bong photo would supplant his image as a champion. "I have no control over that," says Phelps. The only thing he can control is getting back to the pool, "where my home is," and where "I know I can't do anything wrong." (More Michael Phelps stories.)

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